Auction 97, Lot 256

"L'Amerique Meridionale, Divisee en ses Principaux Etats", Anon.

Subject: South America

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 7 inches
21.6 x 17.8 cm

Simple, yet attractive small map of the continent in a distinctively French style with a decorative title cartouche. Details largely confined to the coastlines with the central region dominated by "Pays des Amazones". Engraved by Vallet who worked for both Desnos and Philippe de Pretot during this time frame.


Condition: A

Remnants of hinge tape on verso and a couple of tiny worm holes.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/5/2001